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Seven Sailing Tips for Safer Heavy Weather Sailing!Seven Sailing Tips for Safer Heavy Weather Sailing!
Learn to sail in heavy weather with more control when you know how to reduce heeling and weather helm fast. Did you realize you can do this in just seconds--even if you haven't had time to reef your mainsail? Follow these seven sailing tips . . . keep reading

This Sailing Safety Tool Could Save Your Life!This Sailing Safety Tool Could Save Your Life!
What's the #1 sailing tool that you need to wear every single moment that you're aboard any boat--sail or power? It could save your life or the life of your sailing crew or partner. And it's not the personal flotation device or sailing harness! . . . keep reading

Top Sailing Tips for Safer Sailing Worldwide!Top Sailing Tips for Safer Sailing Worldwide!
Learn to sail like a pro with these 10 top sailing tips that will make sailing safer for you and your sailing crew this sailing season. Use these sea-tested tips aboard your small sailboat--wherever in the world you choose to sail or cruise! . . . keep reading

Heavy Weather Sailing - How to Use a Mainsail Wind ShadowHeavy Weather Sailing - How to Use a Mainsail Wind Shadow
Keep your sailing crew safer in heavy sailing weather when you use the magic of a mainsail "wind shadow" to furl, unfurl, hoist, or lower any headsail or furling Genoa. Follow these five easy sailing tips to make sailing safer aboard your s . . . keep reading

Sailing Emergencies - A Unique Look at MOB Recovery Under Power!Sailing Emergencies - A Unique Look at MOB Recovery Under Power!
You awake from a long nap--only to find yourself all alone aboard your boat in an empty sea. Your friend has disappeared! In desperation you scan all around the horizon. Now what, skipper? . . . keep reading

Ten Sailing Tips Your Partner Needs to Know!Ten Sailing Tips Your Partner Needs to Know!
Have you trained your sailing partner or spouse on how to operate your small sailboat? Would he or she be ready to take control--just in case you become incapacitated? Pass along these ten vital sailing tips for worry-free sailing or cruising today! . . . keep reading

Five Sailing Tips to Stop Your Sailboat Under Sail!Five Sailing Tips to Stop Your Sailboat Under Sail!
Learn to sail like a pro when you know how to stop your sailboat with just the sails. This puts you in control, even if your engine fails when you least expect it. Follow these five easy sailing tips to become master and commander of your small sailb . . . keep reading

Seven Steps to Winterize and Protect Your Cruising Sailboat!Seven Steps to Winterize and Protect Your Cruising Sailboat!
Prepare your small sailboat now with these sailing tips to get ready for the cold weather that lies ahead. Use this seven-step checklist to protect your boat all winter long from costly damage. . . . keep reading

How to Sail to Windward with Blazing Speed!How to Sail to Windward with Blazing Speed!
If you are anything like me, it can be confusing to try to remember just what your Genoa luff telltales are telling you. Discover a unique way you can learn to sail . . . keep reading

Are You Sailing with "Weak Links" in Your Sailing Rigging?Are You Sailing with "Weak Links" in Your Sailing Rigging?
With the wind howling and the seas building--and hundreds of miles offshore--we had a serious problem aboard. A critical rigging pin had backed out--with just an eighth of an inch of thread left . . . keep reading


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